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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star 18Tau, The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)

Image of the day 09/14/2013

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    Messier 45, 





    
        

            Roberto Colombari
    Messier 45

    Messier 45

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106ED Takahashi FSQ-ED

    Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000M

    Mount:Paramount PME

    Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ 106ED Takahashi FSQ-ED

    Guiding camera:SBIG STL-11000M

    Filters:LuminanceRedBlue

    Resolution: 2645x1764

    Dates:Sept. 8, 2013

    Frames:
    Blue: 1x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Luminance: 2x300" -20C bin 1x1
    Red: 1x300" -20C bin 1x1

    Integration: 0.3 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.98 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 9.73%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

    Mean SQM: 21.80

    Astrometry.net job: 85163

    RA center: 56.728 degrees

    DEC center: 24.119 degrees

    Pixel scale: 5.296 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -90.418 degrees

    Field radius: 2.338 degrees

    Locations: Mayhill Remote Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, United States

    Description

    http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130918.html

    The transaction ID on itelescope for retrieving the exposure data is 159517.

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    rob77
    Roberto Colombari
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